The adventure is home to some of the worldï¿½s most spectacular and internationally renowned golf courses in Eastern Cape.
World renowned golf courses in Eastern Cape.
The Eastern Cape is the second largest province in South Africa, accounting for an impressive 13,9% of the total area in the countryï¿½ leaving a lot of space for golf courses! Famous for its sweeping ocean views, lush vegetation and rolling hills the adventure province has some of South Africaï¿½s most sought after golf courses in Eastern Cape.
The golf courses in Eastern Cape offer both beginner and avid golfers the opportunity to tee off on some of the most beautiful greens in the world, some of
course of which have even been designed by world famous golfers themselves.
Located in Port Elizabeth, the Humewood Golf Course is a genuine seaside links course which was designed and developed by Col. Stafford Vere Hotchkin in 1929. His design of Humewood Golf Course was inspired by the Old Course at St Andrews in the United Kingdom. Unconventionally the course was designed to have two separate 9ï¿½s that both come to a close in the middle of the course, returning to the Club House ï¿½ similarly to the Muirfield Links in Scotland.
Undulating fairways, thick coastal shrubbery to lose golf balls and fast greens make the Humewood Golf Course a challenging yet masterfully crafted golf course ï¿½ attracting new and experienced golfers worldwide.
Designed by Jack Niklaus, the St Francis Links Golf Course is a world class links golf course that is a combination of undulating terrain, greens and surrounding terrain that has been crafted to challenge and delight golfers from across the globe.
This golf course has a reputation for its unique bunkers that look as though they have simply been carved out of the ground. Working your way through this 18 hole golf course, golfers are spoilt with the sounds of crashing waves and magnificent 180 degree sea views.
One of many local and international golfers bucket list is the East London Golf Course. One of South Africaï¿½s oldest golf courses founded in 1893, the East London Golf Club is located in Bunkers Hill, East London and was crafted to follow the natural hills, dunes and the thick coastal shrubbery landscape. The course has been edited and changed three times over the years and the main feature that has always remained for the course, is the great ocean views.
Designed by Col SV Hotchin, the course is a combination of both links and parkland features, and has hosted the South African Open multiple times and regularly hosts Regional and National Championships, Seniors and Nomads Tournaments ï¿½ holding the reputation of one the best Championship courses in the country.
The course is renowned for its 19th hole ï¿½ the Clubhouse, which offers world class catering and refreshments for golfers and visitors alike.
The Wild Coast Sun Country Club is a part of the Wild Coast Sun Hotel and Casino, on the border of KwaZulu Natal and Eastern Cape. Rated as one of South Africaï¿½s Top 20 golf courses, the Wild Coast Sun Country Club hosts the Sunshine Tour as well as some international tournaments.
Designed along the natural wild coast terrain, the course challenges golfers with tricky yet beautiful greens, and unique views and terrain at every hole.
Robert Trent Jones Jr crafted this course to be a uniquely colossal at 6000 metres in length, a par 70 across the 18 holed course. Golf carts are compulsory and golfers are fortunate to enjoy views of the lapping Indian Ocean with highlights such as teeing off over a waterfall at the 13th hole.
The golf courses in Eastern Cape are some of the worldsï¿½ best! There are so many different courses to choose from, depending on your specific taste in courses, some others to consider in the region are:
– Fish River Sun Country Club
– Westbank Golf Club
– Bushman Sands Golf Course
– Walmer Country Club
– Jeffreys Bay Golf Club
– Royal Port Alfred Golf Club
– Wedgewood Golf Course
– The Belmont Golf Course
– Shark River Golf Club
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